April 24, 2014
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9-1-1 Call Centers in King County Fully Operational Again

Update: 9-1-1 service has been restored for landline and wireless callers in King County. However, VoIP (voice over IP) callers may still experience s...  More...
King County  Release Date: 4/10/2014 8:00:00 AM

9-1-1 outage affecting King County

If you have an emergency and are unable to get through to 9-1-1, call the following phone numbers in King County for your location.Burien, Carnation, ...  More...
King County  Release Date: 4/10/2014 5:52:00 AM

Stage 1 Burn Ban called for Pierce & Snohomish Counties as of 2PM Sat 12/7 until further notice.

Stage 1 Burn Ban Called for Pierce & Snohomish CountiesUse of fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves is prohibited until air quality improvesDECEM...  More...
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency  Release Date: 12/7/2013 12:41:00 PM

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9-1-1 Call Centers in King County Fully Operational Again


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